Island Dog's Articles In Offworld Dev Journals
May 11, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

I did a playthrough of all five of the Practice Games, which can be found under Learn to Play. (Note: to unlock them, finish the first two scripted tutorials.) Over the course of the series, I explain how to play from scratch, so the videos will also serve as a good introduction to the game if you want to learn to play just from watching.

The videos are also available as a playlist.

Enjoy!









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April 27, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

We are announcing the Offworld Release Twitch Tournament!

Here are the rules:

The tournament uses a single-elimination bracket of 16 players.All tournament matches are 1v1, with a small map and default settings, with the exception of Reveal Map and Random Prices which must both be turned on.The format for winning is best-of-3, except for the finals, which will be best-of-5.If a player is not re...
April 13, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

The Eighth Offworld Twitch Tournament has finished, between Gameslayer, Cubit, Blues, and Heisenberg. The winner of this four-player free-for-all format is the first to win two games. The finals were broadcast by Zultar and Soren:



The final bracket can be viewed here: http://challonge.com/1k5c7f0
April 7, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.



Offworld Trading Company has been in Early Access for over a year, and in that time we have launched 10 major beta updates based on feedback from you. The game has improved in innumerable ways from our first version because of the dedication and involvement of our community.

Today, we announce the release date of the game as April 28th, 2016, and we are excited to bring this game to a wider audience. We don’t view ...
March 30, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

Here are the rules:

All tournament matches are free-for-alls, with a medium map and default settings, with the exception of Masquerade, Reveal Map, and Random Prices, which must be turned on.All games will be played on the next_version branch (password is “MohicanSun2015)”).The format for winning is that games continue until one player has won two matches.If a player does not show up within ten ...
February 3, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

Modding support has been a priority for us at Mohawk Games, and we built Offworld Trading Company to support mods that could not just change the game values (via XML) but also the C# code itself. Jason Winokur, the programmer in charge of mod support, has recorded three tutorial videos to help guide prospective modders. If you are interested in changing our game, please give them a look!

Intro to Offworld Moddin...
January 25, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

We are announcing the Third Offworld Twitch Tournament!

Here are the rules:

The tournament uses a single-elimination bracket of 16 players.All tournament matches are 1v1, with a small map and default settings, with the exception of Reveal Map which must be turned on.Games must be played on the next_version branch or Beta 10 if the latter is available.The format for winning is best-of-3, except ...
December 7, 2015 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

We are announcing the Sixth Offworld Twitch Tournament!

Here are the rules:

All tournament matches are free-for-alls, with a medium map and default settings, with the exception of Masquerade and Reveal Map, which must be turned on.All games must be played on the next_version branch (password is “MohicanSun2015)”).The format for winning is that games continue until one player has won two ...
October 30, 2015 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

We are announcing the Fifth Offworld Twitch Tournament!

Here are the rules:

The tournament uses a single-elimination bracket of 8 two-player teams.All tournament matches are 2v2, on a medium map with default settings.The format for winning is best-of-3, except for the finals, which will be best-of-5.If a team is not responsive to finding a time or does not show up to the match, they forfeit.All...
September 23, 2015 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

The Third Offworld Twitch Tournament has finished, with the finals being a rematch of the previous finals, between PBHead and Cubit. Zultar and Soren commentated the finals, and they are available, in non-spoiler form, on thisYouTube playlist (along with most of the rest of the tournament).

However, if you are going to watch only one game from this tournament, please consider watching the second g...
May 19, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.


The Offworld Release Tournament has finished, and the best-of-5 finals were between PBHead and YerAnd. The streams were broadcast by Zultar, and the match is linked below.



The final bracket can be viewed here.

The third-place match between Gameslayer and Deathtacticus was also pretty interesting:
April 28, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

Offworld Trading Company has shipped! The game has exited Early Access, and the 1.0 version is now live on Steam. We also have some special deal running for the next two weeks:

Regular Edition is 25% off ($29.99)Deluxe Edition is 33% off ($39.59) and includesReal Mars Map Pack DLCOriginal Soundtrack DLCExtra Offworld Trading Company key to give to a friendAn early review is up on Quarter...
April 26, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

Listen now to ‘Red Planet Nocturne‘ – the title track for Offworld Trading Company.

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” -Berthold Auerbach

(Interview by Kristy Eason)

When creating a game, there are several pieces that need to fall into place in order to make it a complete package. Obviously, the core concept and gameplay elements need to be ...
March 2, 2016 by Island Dog
Originally posted by Soren Johnson on the Mohawk Games blog.
 

The Seventh Offworld Twitch Tournament has finished, and the best-of-5 finals was between Cubit and Gameslayer. The streams were broadcast by Zultar, and the first game is linked below.



The final bracket can be viewed here: http://challonge.com/offworld7.
December 16, 2015 by Island Dog
The Sixth Offworld Twitch Tournament has finished, and the four-player best-of-5 finals was between Blues, Cubit, Gameslayer, and Soren Johnson. The streams were broadcast by Zultar, and the first game is linked below.



The final bracket can be viewed here: http://challonge.com/offworld6.